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Irkut MC-21-300

23/01/2022Press Release:
The MС-21-300 test aircraft took a flight on the Zhukovsky- Yakutsk route for testing in low temperature conditions. (Photo: UAC Russia)
The MC-21-300 aircraft will be tested in Yakutia in conditions of low negative outdoor temperatures
The team celebrates after the MC-21-300 aircraft makes its first flight with a wing made of Russian-made polymer composite materials.

MC-21-300 flies with Russian composite wing

Certification of the MC-21-300 aircraft is nearing completion, and it is planned to start delivering it to customers in 2022. The MS-21-310 aircraft with the new Russian PD-14 engine is undergoing flight tests.

21/12/2021Press Release:
As part of the final stage of certification, MC-21 has flown 12 flights with passengers on board. (Photo: United Aircraft Corporation)
The MC-21-300 aircraft performed twelve flights with service passengers on board
The MC-21-300 is transferred from the final assembly facility at the Irkutsk Aviation Plant to the flight test division.

Final assembly of MC-21-300 is complete

The share of composites in the MC-21-300 design is about 40%, which Irkut says is a record figure for medium-range aircraft. After switching to local production, the first aircraft is about to fly.

15/11/2021Press Release:
The MC-21-310 aircraft with the new Russian PD-14 engines during its demonstration flight. (Photo: United Aircraft Corporation)
MC-21 with Russian engines makes its first demonstration flight abroad

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